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PTF Meeting Minutes, February 3, 2015

Fairview Christian School PTF Minutes Tuesday, February 3, 2015 In attendance: Jonathan Sandelin, Kevin Tucker, Sharilee West, Jennifer Laible, Melody McGuire, Whitney Haucke, Amanda Olson, Korin Sandelin, Peter Christensen and Holly Reichmann.   Opening Prayer – Jonathan opened us in prayer at 6:30. Review of last month’s Minutes – Minutes were approved as submitted. Technology Update – Kevin reported. A small group went down to Burien to possibly get some free computers. There was nothing valuable there and so they did not take anything. He is close to getting a new computer set up in Mrs. McGuire’s room. He is working with his current company to see if they would be willing to donate some of their old, unused equipment that would work perfectly for us. He is still interested in starting a Robotics group at school. The Hour of Coding was a huge success. The kids loved it! Special thanks to Kevin for all that he does for the school! Events EATT – EATT has been going well.   The next one is Wednesday, February 18 and the theme is “It’s a Small World” featuring international cuisine. The 100th Day of School is on February 13. The school is collecting sock to donate to Union Gospel Mission. Our goal is at least 100 socks. Middle School Fundraiser – On February 13 the 7th/8th graders are offering babysitting. Half the money will go to the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser and half will go to the Middle School fund. Watch for details in the Eagle News. Science Fair and Spaghetti Dinner are coming up in March. Jog-a-thon Update – Amanda...

PTF Meeting Minutes, January 6, 2015

Fairview Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) Meeting Minutes January 6, 2015 Deanna Gallichan, Holly Reichman, Jonathan Sandelin, Vicki Paulus, Valerie Dominique, Sharilee West, Mike Haucke, Amanda Olson and Bev Lehman The meeting was opened at 6:42 with prayer by Jonathan Sandelin. BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS There were no comments on or changes to the December meeting minutes. $2008 was collected for the Christmas Love Offering for teachers. Mrs. Lehman expressed thanks for the gift and also for her recently installed new whiteboard. EVENTS Encourage A Teacher’s Tummy (EATT) will be Wednesday, Jan. 21. The theme will be “Appetizers and Desserts”. Please sign up to bring something for this lunch to encourage our teachers. The Child Center and K-8 Open House will be Thursday, Jan. 29 at 6:00 pm. Volunteers are requested to take prospective families on school tours. The Scholastic Book Fair will take place the week of Jan. 26. Valerie Dominique is organizing the volunteers for this event. Mrs. West suggested extending the hours to before school and longer after school to make the book fair available to more families. FUNDRAISING Wreath sales continued after the school let out for Christmas break. The final amount earned will be reported at a future meeting. Amanda asked about the preferred location for the jog-a-thon. Maple Leaf Park worked well last year so it was agreed to hold the event there again. Planning for the jog-a-thon is underway. Sponsorship ideas were discussed. MARKETING Additional Fairview t-shirt and sweatshirt orders may be taken into January.   BUDGET A question was asked about the final spending from last year’s jog-a-thon fundraiser. Whitney (via Mike) confirmed Mrs....

PTF Meeting Minutes, December 2, 2014

Fairview Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) Meeting Minutes December 2, 2014 Jen Laible, Deanna Gallichan, Holly Reichman, Jonathan Sandelin, Vicki Paulus, Valerie Dominique, Peter Christensen, Sharilee West and Bev Lehman BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS There were no comments on or changes to the November meeting minutes. EVENTS The Child Center and K-8 Christmas programs are coming up this month on Thursday, Dec. 8 and K-8 on Thursday, Dec. 11. Volunteers are needed to bring cookies, to setup the reception in the main hall and set up the auditorium. Extra wreaths and also Scrip cards will be for sale at the program and a Love Offering will be taken for the teachers. Note: Some families have not been getting the Eagle News email each week. The new format makes it easier to read on a smartphone but the transition has caused some to not receive it. Sheila is working on resolving this problem.   FUNDRAISING Korin Sandelin will be sorting wreaths Thursday, Dec. 4. Extra wreaths will be for sale at the Christmas program. Amanda will be moving forward with planning the Jog-a-thon after the holidays. The PTF board decided the targeted fundraiser for the Jog-a-thon would be to raise money for the new gym flooring. The board voted to match, dollar for dollar, the funds raised by students up to $5000. Jonathan and Mrs. West discussed the flooring options and encouraged everyone to vote for one of the options. Fairview would also like to pursue grant funds for new playground equipment and will advertise for a volunteer grant writer. MARKETING T-shirt/sweatshirt orders have been turned in and are ordered.   BUDGET The...

PTF Meeting Minutes, Nov. 4, 2014

Fairview Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) Meeting Minutes November 4, 2014 Jen Laible, Deanna Gallichan, Holly Reichman, Jonathan Sandelin, Korin Sandelin, Vicki Paulus,Valerie Dominique, Debbie Christensen, Peter Christensen, Sherilee West, Candy Bratcher and Kevin Tucker BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS There were no comments on or changes to the October meeting minutes.   EVENTS The Thanksgiving feast is the next event in November and will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19. Teachers will be bringing the food. Volunteers are needed for setup and serving. EATT volunteers may be asked to help since that falls on the same day. December events include two programs, Child Center on Thursday, Dec. 8 and K-8 on Thursday, Dec. 11. Cookie reception will follow. More details will be included in December minutes. FUNDRAISING The Chinook Book sale raised $1400. Wreath sale ended today, Nov. 4. Wreaths are ordered by the case so extras will be sold as needed and at December events. A parent suggested to Korin to have an informational poster for each fundraiser to post in the hall or office and FAQs to post on the website to help parents who are new or have questions. Suggestions were requested for the fundraising goal for the Jogathon. The gym floor was suggested as the fundraiser. Jonathan attended the new gym floor committee meeting. Carpet would be approximately $16K and poured flooring would cost $53K. Hardwood is comparable to the poured floor. Another option being investigated is cork flooring. Any flooring chosen will have courtlines. Middle schoolers prepared 3300 box tops with an additional 1800 located by Sheila. They were all prepared and sent and will raise over $500...

PTF Meeting Minutes, Sept. 9, 2014

Fairview Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) Meeting Minutes September 9, 2014 Jen Laible, Deanna Gallichan, Holly Reichman, Jonathan Sandelin, Korin Sandelin, Bev Lehman, Vicki Paulus, Jenny Diaz-Bernardes, Sharilee West, Robert Christiansen, Peter Christiansen, Valerie Dominique and Whitney Haucke. There were no comments or changes to the July meeting minutes. The PTF board has one outstanding position to fill: Marketing chairperson. Jonathan suggested this position could include responsibility for updating content on the new Fairview website. EVENTS Convocation will be held in the gym on Sunday, September 14. Those attending will be asked to bring an appetizer or finger food item to share. PTF will provide beverages including lemonade and coffee. Back to School Night will take place the evening of Thursday, September 25. This event is held to encourage school-wide involvement in PTF. Agenda items for the Back to School Night PTF meeting include changes to the EATT (Encourage A Teacher’s Tummy) program, announcing the vacant Marketing position on the PTF board, a description of the SCRIP program fundraiser, a review of the PTF budget and asking everyone to return the School Involvement Survey. FUNDRAISING The Chinook book fundraiser is underway and will end Friday, October 3. Any student who sells one of each type of Chinook book (the coupon book, the mobile version and the combo pack) will be entered in a drawing to win 2 free passes to the Children’s Museum that were donated by the Chinook book office. Fundraising for the flood repairs was discussed and ideas were generated including connecting with alums and others locally who attended the original Fairview school, a Gofundme site, producing a...